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Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce RVO Risk

Compared with DPP-4i, patients taking SGLT-2i had a significantly lower incidence of retinal vein occlusion, particularly branch RVO.
June 14, 2024

Study Links Systemic Factors to Retinal Microvascular Alterations in Diabetes

Higher fasting blood glucose levels were significantly associated with decreased perfusion and vascular density on OCT-A; to a lesser extent, so were older age, longer axial length and elevated heart rate.
June 12, 2024

OCT-A Finds Inter-Eye Differences in DR Patients

Significant changes to the superficial capillary plexus and FAZ circularity were found independent of disease stage.
June 11, 2024

Research Suggests TNF Inhibitors Reduce Incidence of Diabetic Retinopathy

Findings support the role of these agents in patients with concomitant diabetes and rheumatic disease.
June 10, 2024

Obese Individuals Develop Fuchs’ Dystrophy Sooner

Study also shows that smoking and diabetes are risk factors for the development of more severe stages of the condition.
June 7, 2024

Anti-VEGF Treatment Slows Rate of Diabetic Retinopathy Progression

In addition to improving visual outcomes, injections mitigated disease worsening twice as effectively as laser therapy in a large study.
June 5, 2024

Study Explores Anti-VEGF Treatment Patterns for Diabetic Macular Edema in the Clinical Setting

Data demonstrated that these patients received fewer injections than their counterparts in trials.
June 4, 2024

Vitreomacular Interface Abnormalities Influence Response to Anti-VEGF Treatment

After six months, visual acuity and central macular thickness worsened these patients.
May 31, 2024

Non-White Race, Older Age, Diabetes Elevate Risk of Post-Cataract Corneal Edema

Minority status confers the greatest influence, raising questions about healthcare usage, socioeconomic factors and the late presentation of advanced cataracts.
May 30, 2024

Correlating OCT-A and Fundus Photography Findings Increases Sensitivity of NPDR Assessment

Evaluating both capillary status and microaneurysm turnover together reveals more information about how and where nonperfusion develops than either alone.
May 29, 2024